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From Rob Hartill <>
Subject Re: bug stuff
Date Fri, 21 Mar 1997 22:28:06 GMT
On Thu, 20 Mar 1997, Marc Slemko wrote:

> I don't think an Apache mailing list would hurt because:
> 	1. it would give the illusion of better support
> 	2. you tend to have more people step up and take a 
> 	   better supporting "answer dumb questions" role
> 	   on mailing lists.
> 	3. It would provide a better bridge between the user community and
> 	   the development effort.  This is a big thing and I think is
> 	   important.  There are a lot of people who could help Apache
> 	   development a lot, but they get lost.  A public 
> 	   apache-development list could help I guess.

Few people could cope with the mail bandwidth this'd consume. The great
thing about usenet is you can jump in and out as time permits.

I tried subscribing to the questions list for FreeBSD. It was a nightmare.
This will be far worse because the userbase is MUCH bigger.

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